Friday, March 24, 2017

Bob Said Dies In Seattle, Washington - March 24, 2002

May 5, 1932 - March 24, 2002
Bob Said
(Photo; www.flickr.com)
Born in New York City, New York, USA.
Said was the first American to win a road race in Europe after World War II, the 1953 Rouen Grand Prix. He participated in the first Formula One United States Grand Prix at Sebring on December 12, 1959. Said was also a bobsled racer, competing in the Olympics twice, 1968 in Grenoble and in 1972 at Sapporo, Japan achieving a best result of tenth.

He is the father of Boris Said III, a sportscar racer and NASCAR road course ringer. Said died in Seattle, Washington, USA on March 24, 2002.

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